Background Checks Policy

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The purpose of this background checks policy is to hire qualified individuals and maintain a safe work environment for all company employees; therefore, a company should conduct background checks for all prospective employees.

For this policy, background checks should include verifying the following information: education, professional certifications/licenses, criminal history, verification that an applicant is not receiving workers' compensation benefits, driving record, previous employment, military experience, credit verification, and exclusion from government programs. Human resources (HR) will perform a background check as defined above for each qualified applicant considered for employment. If possible, HR should perform the background check prior to making the applicant an offer or within 30 days of employment.

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